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From Davanum Srinivas <>
Subject Re: Does Geronimo use tomcat?
Date Thu, 18 Mar 2004 17:48:22 GMT

'senor srinivas' - That's me :) I was thinking about Jetty/Tomcat and ran across this article
O'Reilly ( and hence the question about updating maven repository
to be able to hack something up using 5.0.18. However i have not been able to contribute my
to this effort and it would be GREAT if some tomcat-dev folks can give us a jump start.


--- "Shapira, Yoav" <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was browsing the various Geronimo web sites today, starting with
>  I see mention of Jetty on the
> left-hand menu bar, which I assume is used for Servlets, and maybe also
> HTTP connection handling.  Is my assumption wrong?
> If my assumption is right, I'd like to know why Jetty was chosen over
> Tomcat.  This is surprising, especially in light of the statement on the
> incubator front page that "The aim of the project is to produce a large
> and healthy community of J2EE developers tasked with the development of
> an open source, certified J2EE server, that is ASF licensed and passes
> Sun's TCK reusing the best ASF/BSD licensed code available today and
> adding new code to complete the J2EE stack."  Jetty is neither ASF nor
> BSD licensed from what I see, choosing its own license
> (
> A search of this list's archives
> (
> comes up with a few hits and references, including one from Senor
> Srinivas asking to update the Geronimo Maven repository with Tomcat
> 5.0.18.
> So what's the status?  If tomcat is used, shouldn't that be documented
> somewhere?  If tomcat is not used, why?  Do we need a bit more
> communications between tomcat-dev and Geronimo-dev?
> Thanks,
> Yoav Shapira
> Millennium Research Informatics
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